Tag Archives: Romance

Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough

Set in Australia in the 1920’s, Bittersweet is the story of four sisters (two sets of twins) who thought that nothing could ever come between them.  As the girls all become nurses and enter the world of  1920’s womanhood,  the desire … Continue reading

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The Coincidence Of Coconut Cake by Amy E. Reichert

Set in Milwaukee, a chef (Lou – short for Louella), falls in love with a restaurant reviewer (Al).  Neither knows what each other does for a living, and to make matters worse, Al wrote such a terrible review of Lou’s … Continue reading

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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

I can’t recall if I have read this novel before, but as I was reading it this time, my memory brought back the whole story (I’m sure I’ve seen a film version) – so no surprises for me. Dickens is … Continue reading

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The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley

Maia D’Apliese is one of six girls adopted by a wealthy bachelor, raised in a mansion on the shores of Lake Geneva.  When “Pa Salt” mysteriously dies, each daughter is given a clue to their ancestry.  The Seven Sisters is the … Continue reading

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Emma by Jane Austen

At this point there isn’t a Jane Austen novel I haven’t already read, but such joys should never be experienced only in the singularity.  So it was with anticipation that I picked up Emma after many years of first experiencing … Continue reading

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Dear Enemy by Jack Cavanaugh

Set during the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, Dear Enemy is a work of Christian historical fiction with the main characters being an army nurse and a German soldier.  Nurse Annie Rawlins finds herself behind enemy lines, when … Continue reading

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The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats by Jean Philipp Sendker

An interesting story set in Burma, with a touch of magic and romance, by German author Jean Philipp Sendker.  The mysterious story begins when a New York City lawyer suddenly disappears leaving his wife and two children behind.  He had … Continue reading

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